IIDA Hosts 8th Annual Sustainable Quilt Auction in New York

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) hosted its 8th annual Sustainable Quilt Auction at the Herman Miller showroom in New York last week. The event brings together industry professionals and IIDA New York board members to celebrate craft, community, and the importance of sustainable practices.

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“Fibonacci Spiral” designed by Team C3 Design.

The event exhibited the collaborative work of numerous design teams who worked together to create one-of-a-kind quilts from discarded materials from fabric showrooms, product libraries, and industry samples.

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“Give Peace a Chance” designed by Katie Buhl of IA Architects with assistance from Adam Emma of Ted Moudis Associates and Tanya Bhatia of CallisonRTKL.

This year’s participating teams included Perkins+Will, Davis Brody Bond, Ted Moudis Associates, CallisonRTKL, C3Designs, Herman Miller, M Moser, and Spacesmith, among others.

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“The Little Red Square” by team Perkins+Will.

The proceeds from the auction were donated to the local organization Publicolor, in support of its efforts to engage high-risk students academically, through a continuum of design-based programs that guide them towards success in college, career, and life.

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 from left: Taylor Holland of Davis Brody Bond, Anne Wood of Herman Miller, Contract Editor in Chief John Czarnecki, Andre Pause of Davis Brody Bond, and Contract Associate Editor Hayley Arsenault. The quilt is called "sELKie," and was made by a team of colleagues from Herman Miller, Davis Brody Bond, M Moser, and Spacesmith.

From left: Taylor Holland of Davis Brody Bond, Anne Wood of Herman Miller, Contract Editor in Chief John Czarnecki, Andre Pause of Davis Brody Bond, and Contract Associate Editor Hayley Arsenault. The quilt is called “sELKie,” and was made by a team of colleagues from Herman Miller, Davis Brody Bond, M Moser, and Spacesmith.

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